Sunday January 12 2014
Thohir: 'Inter can't force Guarin to stay'

Inter President Erick Thohir is quoted as saying Fredy Guarin has “an offer from a big club. We can’t force him to stay.”

The Colombian midfielder has been repeatedly linked with a January exit to Chelsea worth €15m, though other sides are also thought to be interested in his services.

“Guarin is an excellent player and we’d like to keep him, but when there are offers from big clubs you need to take it into consideration,” Thohir is quoted as telling Indonesian site

“We can’t force him to stay if his heart isn’t in the club.”

It remains to be seen whether these quotes are genuine and if Chelsea are behind the offer.

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